Sangla, A Valley of Strange Happenings is an environmentally inspiring story of a four year old girl named Tara. She was brought up in Mumbai but feels deeply bonded with Sangla Valley as it is her birthplace. Sangla is a town situated in the Baspa Valley region of Himachal Pradesh. Not a day goes by without some exciting and thrilling events happening here in this valley. Tara learns about the myths and fairy tales that the valley is known for. She even meets the good and evil spirits that roam around the mountains, and the various deities that the kinnauris hold in high regard.
Tara and her father come across a very disturbing news about their serene hometown. Some of the villagers have turned greedy and have begun to cut down the majestic Deodar trees that are the soul of the Himalayan mountains. In her own little way, she embarks on a courageous journey with her father to campaign against the felling of these trees. What ensues is a tale of rich environmental culture and the pressing need of its preservation. Katie Bagli, the author of this book is known for her love of landscapes and animals. Through her writing, she strives to bring about awareness and sensitise young minds with regards to the environment. Her love for nature is clearly depicted in this delightful story of Tara and her family.
- Language : English
- Paperback : 144 pages
- Perfect binding
- ISBN : 978-9385311246
- Reading age : 10 years and up